From the top plays in sports to the top news stories, to the best of new electronic equipment and technologies, I love end-of-the-year lists. But compiling one of these lists can be easier said than done. Samtec published 142 blogs in 2022, and it’s challenging to select the best connector blogs with so many good options to choose from.
Several of us reviewed all of the options, and here’s our list of Samtec’s best connector blogs of 2022, based on our subjective definitions of “best.” BTW, these are listed in random order …
A Blog About Best Connector Blogs
Our first selection is like this blog: it’s a blog with a compilation of the best blogs. Samtec reached a milestone this year when we published our 1,000th blog. Blog #1,000 was a list of our favorites since we started writing about connectors, technologies, applications, etc., many years ago. Samtec Celebrates Its 1,000th Blog
Thermal Management and Connectors
Thermal management and temperature derating have always been something that designers have had to plan for to keep their products safe. Temperature and power are closely linked, especially when it comes to connectors. The Design Challenges of Temperature.
Six New 112 Gbps Connector Systems In The Coolest Demo At DesignCon
This live demonstration from DesignCon 2022 shows six of Samtec’s 112 Gbps PAM4 connector systems. It includes board-to-board connector sets, as well as two Samtec Flyover® cable systems. Six New 112 G Connector Systems In The Coolest Demo At DesignCon.
Modular Design Reduces Supply Chain Risks
As supply chain issues linger, OEMs are looking for any solution to get products out the door. One option being revisited is modular design or electronic sub-components. Modular Design Helps Reduce Supply Chain Risks.
Samtec Abandons Connectors, Focuses Instead on Stuffed Tigers
Samtec is going to pivot from selling connectors to selling stuffed tigers, as explained in the blog from April 1. Samtec Abandons Connector Industry To Focus On Selling Stuffed Tigers.
Connector Material Costs: What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been
Our first, and probably only, blog with a line from the Grateful Dead in the headline! We chatted with connector industry guru Ron Bishop about what’s going on with connector material costs and availability, and what to expect in the future. Connector Material Costs: What A Long, Strange Trips It’s Been.
New Extreme Density, Performance Connector Systems
Samtec AcceleRate® systems are high-speed, high-density board-to-board and cable assembly interconnects, and they’re getting a lot of attention. Introducing AcceleRate Extreme Density and Performance Systems.
The Power of Hydrogen
As author David Pike notes, the rise of the electric vehicle seems unstoppable but there might be another, even more useful, alternative. This is the power of hydrogen as a fuel source. The Power of Hydrogen.
Board Stacking Tools Integrated Throughout Samtec.com
Two new online tools allow designers to answer a few simple questions and then be presented with a list of mated connector sets that will fit those parameters. Flexible Stacking And High-Speed Board-to-Board Solutionators Now Integrated Throughout Samtec.com.
Thanks for your readership, and we look forward to serving you in 2023!